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LibreOffice 5.3 Office Suite Gets First Point Release with 100 Improvements

Fri, 2017-03-17 09:20
Softpedia was informed today by The Document Foundation about the general availability of the first point release to the LibreOffice 5.3 open-source office suite for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows.

How to Maintain Open Source Compliance After Code Changes

Fri, 2017-03-17 08:06
The previous article in this series covered how to establish a baseline for open source software compliance by finding exactly which open source software is already in use and under which licenses it is available. But how do you make sure that future revisions of the same product (or other products built using the initial baseline) stay compliant once the baseline is established?

Daimler joins Linuxs Open Invention Network patent-protection group

Fri, 2017-03-17 06:51
When you think of Linux and open-source companies, the automobile industry is not the first business to spring to mind. But maybe it should be. Daimler, Mercedes-Benz's parent company, has joined the Open Invention Network (OIN), the Linux and open-source non-aggression patent consortium.

Fedora 26 Alpha Delayed by a Week Due to Late Blockers, Could Launch on March 28

Fri, 2017-03-17 05:37
Red Hat's Jan Kurik announced today, March 16, 2017, that the upcoming Alpha release of the Fedora 26 Linux operating system has been delayed by one week due to late blockers.

Ubuntu snaps expand to Orange Pi SBCs and a QorIQ SoC

Fri, 2017-03-17 04:23
Shenzhen Xunlong is launching an Ubuntu snap app store for its Orange Pi SBCs. Canonical also ported its snap-based Ubuntu Core distro to NXP’s LS1043A SoC. Shenzhen Xunlong Software Co. Ltd has achieved considerable success with its Raspberry Pi compatible, open-spec Orange Pi SBCs.

An introduction to GRUB2 configuration for your Linux machine

Fri, 2017-03-17 03:20
When researching my article from last month, An introduction to the Linux boot and startup process, I became interested in learning more about GRUB2. This article provides a quick introduction to configuring GRUB2, which I will mostly refer to as GRUB for simplicity.read more

NetBSD adds RPi Zero support with 7.1 release

Fri, 2017-03-17 02:17
And you can now use Google Compute Engine storage as a disk, you lucky peopleRaspberry Pi Zero users have another operating system to choose from, with the release of NetBSD 7.1.…

Preseeding Full Disk Encryption

Fri, 2017-03-17 01:14
Usually I try to write articles that are not aimed at a particulardistribution. Although I may give examples assuming a Debian-baseddistribution, whenever possible, I try to make my instructions applicable toeveryone. This is not going to be one of those articles.

Python tricks for artists: How to add interactivity to any Python script

Fri, 2017-03-17 00:11
Catch up on the series, Python tricks for artists:read more

Build a Real VPN with OpenVPN

Thu, 2017-03-16 23:08
Learn how to build a proper virtual private network with OpenVPN in this tutorial.

How To Install Latest NVIDIA Drivers In Linux

Thu, 2017-03-16 22:05
Do you have a Nvidia graphics card on your desktop? That's great until you are in need of the latest drivers especially when you are a gamer. Unlike Windows, Nvidia drivers for Linux desktops are quite hard to come by, and installing the latest drivers on your Linux desktop can be quite an arduous process. Fortunately for Linux users, there are the third party graphics drivers PPA which keeps an updated Nvidia driver for installation. The PPA is currently in testing but you can nonetheless get working Nvidia drivers from here.

A lesson in accountability from my Uber driver

Thu, 2017-03-16 21:02
The first thing I noticed was how nice Kyle's car was. It wasn't too fancy (a late model Toyota Camry) but inside it was spotless. We were sitting in leather seats. On the back of the passenger seat, Kyle had mounted a tablet customers could use to watch TV if they wanted (not that I was particularly interested in television during this 4:30 a.m. ride to the airport).read more

How to Install Invoice Ninja on CentOS 7

Thu, 2017-03-16 20:00
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Invoice Ninja on a CentOS 7 server. I will use Nginx as the web server and MariaDB as the Database system. Invoice Ninja is free and open source web-based software for invoicing, payments, time tracking and much more.

Gnome Encfs Manager – Best Alternative for Cryptkeeper to Create a Encrypted Directory in Linux

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:57
Gnome Encfs Manager (short name is GEncfsM) is a tool to manage EncFS file systems in Linux which is best alternative for Cryptkeeper and has lots of unique features.

How to control GPIO pins and operate relays with the Raspberry Pi

Thu, 2017-03-16 17:54
Ever wondered how to control items like your fans, lights, and more using your phone or computer from anywhere?I was looking to control my Christmas lights using any mobile phone, tablet, laptop... simply by using a Raspberry Pi. Let me show you how to operate relays and control GPIO pins with the Pi using PHP and a temperature sensor. I put them all together using AJAX.read more

Quick Guide: How to write Bash function

Thu, 2017-03-16 16:51
In almost all programming language we make use of function which is nothing but the code written as logical block for executing repetitive or recurring execution. In shell programming also we do have something called as bash function which acts the same way.In this post we will be learning more about bash function.

How to resolve "fatal error: curses.h: No such file or directory"

Thu, 2017-03-16 15:48
Learn how to get rid of fatal error: curses.h: No such file or directory during utility or third party package installations in Linux.

How to start, stop, and restart services in Linux

Thu, 2017-03-16 14:45
Controlling services in Linux doesn't have to be a confounding experience. Here's how the process works, and why it is often seen as an overly complicated task.

Parted Magic 2017_03_14 Adds Tool to Extract Embedded Windows Product Keys, More

Thu, 2017-03-16 13:42
Parted Magic creator Patrick Verner is announcing the release of Parted Magic 2017_03_14, a brand-new ISO snapshot of the commercial GNU/Linux distribution designed for disk partitioning, cloning, and rescue operations.

How to Open Ports in Ubuntu and CentOS using IPtables

Thu, 2017-03-16 12:39
Having a properly configured firewall is very important for the overall security on your server. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to set up your firewall and open the ports you need on your Linux VPS.